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'Bachelorette' Contestant Clint Arlis' Death Is Under Investigation
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'Bachelorette' Contestant Clint Arlis' Death Is Under Investigation

Clint Arlis ABC/YouTube Bachelorette alum Clint Arlis‘ death is currently under investigation, Us Weekly can confirm. ‘Bachelor’ and ‘Bachelorette’ Tragedies Read article The Batavia Police Department confirmed that officers responded to a call about a “deceased subject” at a private residence on Tuesday, January 11. “It was confirmed that Clinton K. Arlis, 34, of Batavia was deceased,” the police said in a press release on Friday, January 14. “The matter is currently under investigation by the Batavia Police Department and the Kane County Coroner’s Office, however, no foul play is suspected.” Earlier this week, a family friend who coached wrestling at Arlis’ high school in his hometown of Batavia, Illinois, r...
'Bachelorette' Season 11 Alums Pay Tribute to Clint Arlis
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'Bachelorette' Season 11 Alums Pay Tribute to Clint Arlis

Bachelor Nation is mourning Clint Arlis after the Bachelorette season 11 contestant died at the age of 34. The high school wrestling coach at Arlis’ alma matter announced the news on Thursday, January 14, via Twitter. “It is with a heavy heart and a sense of profound loss that we announce the death of one of the Batavia Wrestling Program’s All-Time greats, 2005 graduate, Clint Arlis,” Coach Bayer began. “Clint was the beloved son of Coach Tom Arlis and his wife, Jamie, protective, loving older brother of his sister, Taylor, and the boyhood idol and best friend of his kid brother, Coach Logan Arlis.” He added: “His legacies as a fierce competitor, tireless worker, a caring influence to younger Batavia wrestlers, a devoted friend and a loving son and brother will resonate far beyond his d...
Kaitlyn Bristowe Reacts to 'Bachelorette' Ex Clint Arlis' Death
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Kaitlyn Bristowe Reacts to 'Bachelorette' Ex Clint Arlis' Death

Clint Arlis and Kaitlyn Bristowe ABC/Rick Rowell In memoriam. Kaitlyn Bristowe honored late Bachelorette contestant Clint Arlis after news broke of his death. Kaitlyn Bristowe’s Season 11 of ‘The Bachelorette’: Where Are They Now? Read article “This is an Instagram Story I did not think I’d be doing tonight but Clint, who was on my season on The Bachelorette — I’m gonna say tragically — he’s tragically passed. [He was] 34 years old,” the Bachelor alum, 36, told her followers on Thursday, January 13. “I’m not sure what happened [or] how it happened, but all I want to say is knowing him from the show, even though things didn’t end on the best terms for us, from his time on the show until today, I have heard nothing but incredible things about that person from his p...
Jana Kramer Starts 'Entanglement' With 'Bachelorette' Alum Graham Bunn
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Jana Kramer Starts 'Entanglement' With 'Bachelorette' Alum Graham Bunn

Moving right along! Jana Kramer is still in the midst of her painful divorce from Mike Caussin, but that hasn’t stopped her from pursuing her own happiness. Jana Kramer and Mike Caussin’s Divorce: Everything We Know Read article The “Why Ya Wanna” songstress, 37, guest-hosted E!’s Daily Pop on Friday, June 11, and discussed her friendship with Graham Bunn, who appeared on season 4 of The Bachelorette. “Graham and I have been friends for seven years,” the One Tree Hill alum said of the “Country Shine” host, 42. “He used to work at the radio station, country radio station. So, we have been friends but there was never any … and we are still friends, and we’re just friendly.” Daily Pop cohost Justin Sylvester ribbed Kramer about the fact that both she and Bunn had p...
Jason Tartick Teases What He Saw on Set of Katie’s 'Bachelorette' Set
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Jason Tartick Teases What He Saw on Set of Katie’s 'Bachelorette' Set

After visiting the set of Katie Thurston’s season of The Bachelorette, Jason Tartick teased that Kaitlyn Bristowe and Tayshia Adams might steal the show. ‘The Bachelorette’ Season 17: Everything We Know About Katie Thurston’s Journey Read article “I got to go to New Mexico for a period of time. And I had the pleasure of seeing Kaitlyn and Tayshia’s dynamic all behind-the-scenes when we would grab you know, lunch, or drink or anything like that,” the 32-year-old “Trading Secrets” podcast host exclusively told Us Weekly. “And their chemistry is absolutely fire. They have such good chemistry together. I think they balanced each other so well.” ABC confirmed in March that the season 11 Bachelorette, 35, and the season 16 lead, 30, would be guiding Katie, 30, on her j...
Bennett Jordan on What Could've Changed His 'Bachelorette' Ending
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Bennett Jordan on What Could've Changed His 'Bachelorette' Ending

As he may or may not be gearing up for a stint on Bachelor in Paradise, Bennett Jordan reflected on his time on Tayshia Adams’ season of The Bachelorette during an exclusive interview with Us Weekly, including his decision to return for a second chance after his elimination. ‘Bachelor’ and ‘Bachelorette’ Contestants Who Came Back After Being Eliminated Read article “It was a really tough dance. That was a really heartfelt [moment], you know, and obviously, there’s moments that you weren’t privy to, right?” the 36-year-old Del Toro loafer designer exclusively told Us. “For me, I couldn’t have done it much differently. I wanted to put myself out there and genuinely let her know how I was feeling.” Bennett went on to seemingly reference finalist Ben Smith, who had ...
Kaitlyn's Return From 'Bachelorette' Filming Sends Her Dogs Into a Frenzy
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Kaitlyn's Return From 'Bachelorette' Filming Sends Her Dogs Into a Frenzy

Welcome home! Kaitlyn Bristowe had the best reunion with her biggest fans after returning from her new gig on The Bachelorette. Celebrity Pets That Have Their Own Social Media Accounts Read article “After a long time away for filming, Bristowe is back baby!” boyfriend Jason Tartick captioned an Instagram video of the couple’s dogs reuniting with Bristowe, 35, on Monday, April 26. Kaitlyn Bristowe and one of her two dogs. Courtesy Jason Tartick/Instagram The pair have been dating since January 2019 and live together in Nashville with their two golden retrievers, Ramen and Pinot. Bristowe recently wrapped her time on the season 17 Bachelorette set following her new cohosting opportunity with Tayshia Adams. Us Weekly confirmed in March that the duo would be taking o...
Surprise! Zac Clark Visits Tayshia Adams During 'Bachelorette' Filming
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Surprise! Zac Clark Visits Tayshia Adams During 'Bachelorette' Filming

Couldn’t stay away! Zac Clark dropped by to see his fiancée, Tayshia Adams, as she prepares to take over hosting duties for season 17 of The Bachelorette. The California native, 30, shared a peek of her reunion with the addiction specialist, 37, on Wednesday, March 31. “I’m very happy today because I got a surprise visit,” Adams hinted in a black-and-white Instagram Story video, zooming in on “weird” Clark, who snacked in the kitchen behind her. “I love you.” Later on, the duo donned matching beanies for “a trail walk” through the desert. “Who will survive? Obviously me,” Adams joked as her beau ran off into the distance. “There’s something wrong with him. … You good, bro?” The former phlebotomist got engaged to Clark last year after stepping in for Clare Crawley during season 16 of The...
Elizabeth Vargas: Zac Clark’s Sobriety Talk on 'Bachelorette' Was ‘Important’
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Elizabeth Vargas: Zac Clark’s Sobriety Talk on 'Bachelorette' Was ‘Important’

Sober confessions. Elizabeth Vargas commended Bachelorette’s Zac Clark on his openness about his sobriety, seven years after she publicly announced she was an alcoholic in January 2014. Stars Who Revealed They Are Sober Read article Clark, 37, who got engaged to Tayshia Adams in the December 2020 finale of the ABC dating series, spoke out about his ups and downs with alcohol and drugs both on the series and on Vargas’ “Heart of the Matter” podcast on February 9. “I remembered thinking, ‘First of all, good for him for being open,’ because it was a fantastic opportunity that he had in those episodes of the show,” the America’s Most Wanted host, 58, exclusively told Us Weekly while promoting Fox’s revival of the crime show. “When he explained to Tayshia how he strug...
Everything 'Bachelorette' Winner Zac Clark Has Said About His Sobriety
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Everything 'Bachelorette' Winner Zac Clark Has Said About His Sobriety

In his own words. Zac Clark has been candid about his battle with addiction since appearing on The Bachelorette. The New Jersey native opened up to lead Tayshia Adams about his sobriety during their one-on-one date, which aired on a December 2020 episode of the series. “I had a brain tumor. The next morning, I’m, like, in surgery. Crazy, life-altering experience,” he said. “As a result of the surgery, I was introduced to pain medication and drugs.” Clark also spoke about how his substance abuse struggles affected his first marriage to Jennifer Stanley-George, telling Adams that she left him after he got a DUI. “She did nothing wrong. It’s important to say. But at that point like I’m drinking, doing drugs, and just partying,” he said. “For the next kind of, like, eight months, it got pre...